The Occidental Papagayo hotel is located on Playa Buena Beach. It is also located approximately 45 km from downtown Liberia and 34 km from the Liberia airport.
Hotel details
Minimum age
  • Full hotel
  • Minimum age required : 18
Important information
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Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change to our 2015-2016 brochure .

    December 18, 2015:
    There are no motorized sports at this property.

Good to Know

  • Easter week information: Presently Costa Rica law does not permit the service of alcoholic beverages on Thursday and Friday during Easter week. All outlets including bars will be open in any case.
About your Hotel

Hotel Location

  • Approximately 34 km from Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport - Liberia
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Area: Playa Buena Beach

Hotel Description

  • Minimum age required - Full hotel
  • 163 rooms
  • 22 building(s) of 2 storey(s)

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 1 pool(s)
  • 5 restaurant(s)
  • 3 bar(s)
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 1 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort
  • Shuttle service off site ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Spa services ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Lounge chairs

Hotel Contact Information

    Occidental Papagayo 4.5*

  • Playa Buena Papagayo Gulf P.O. Box 48-5000 Guanacaste, Liberia Costa Rica
  • Tel.: 50626908000
  • Fax : 50626720057
  • Email : GM_GrandPapagayo@occidentalhotels.com
Inclusions

For travel between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (2/week, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment (3 nights/week)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool (once/week)
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (daily)
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
ROYAL CLUB INCLUSIONS *:
  • WiFi
  • Private (check-in/check-out)
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • À la carte dinners (preferred seating)
  • Exclusive (lounge with international drinks)
  • Turn-down service
* Included with "Royal Club Luxury Room" only
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour (weekly, restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
  • WiFi (free, restrictions may apply)
* Included with "Deluxe Room" only
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

Hotel only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (2/week, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment (3 nights/week)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool (once/week)
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (daily)
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
ROYAL CLUB INCLUSIONS *:
  • WiFi
  • Private (check-in/check-out)
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • À la carte dinners (preferred seating)
  • Exclusive (lounge with international drinks)
  • Turn-down service
* Included with "Royal Club Luxury Room" only
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour (weekly, restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
  • WiFi (free, restrictions may apply)
* Included with "Deluxe Room" only
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (2/week, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment (3 nights/week)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool (once/week)
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (daily)
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
ROYAL CLUB INCLUSIONS *:
  • WiFi
  • Private (check-in/check-out)
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • À la carte dinners (preferred seating)
  • Exclusive (lounge with international drinks)
  • Turn-down service
* Included with "Royal Club Luxury Room" only
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour (weekly, restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
  • WiFi (free, restrictions may apply)
* Included with "Deluxe Room" only
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

Hotel only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (2/week, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment (3 nights/week)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool (once/week)
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (daily)
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
ROYAL CLUB INCLUSIONS *:
  • WiFi
  • Private (check-in/check-out)
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • À la carte dinners (preferred seating)
  • Exclusive (lounge with international drinks)
  • Turn-down service
* Included with "Royal Club Luxury Room" only
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour (weekly, restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
  • WiFi (free, restrictions may apply)
* Included with "Deluxe Room" only
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :
Rooms
  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Deluxe Room

    Part of
    Inclusions
    • 2015-2016
    • 2016-2017
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • SOLO COLLECTION inclusions
  • Deluxe Ocean View Room

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • WiFi ($)
  • Grand Concierge Deluxe Room

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Concierge service
    • Fruit basket in room upon arrival
    • Internet (access in room by cable)
    • Spa discount (10%)
    • Bottle of wine in room upon arrival
    • Bathrobes
  • Grand Romance Deluxe Room

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Massage (couples massage at the Spa)
    • Spa discount (10%)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Welcome gift
    • Bottle of champagne in room upon arrival with chocolate-covered strawberries
    • Breakfast one breakfast in bed per stay
    • Dinner (a romantic dinner)
  • Royal Club Luxury Room

    Inclusions
    • ROYAL CLUB INCLUSIONS ( 2015-2016)
    • ROYAL CLUB INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • CD/DVD player
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service
    • Telephone
    • ROYAL CLUB inclusions
    • Internet (cable Internet connection)
    • Bath amenities
Sports / Activities

Sports

  • Archery
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Jetski ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Snorkeling
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Tennis
    • 1 tennis court(s)
    • Night Tennis ($)

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Banana boat ($)
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Nature walk
  • Parasailing ($)
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
Restaurants / Bars
  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)
    • Le Buffet
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • The Italian
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • D'Oriental
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian Fusion
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • The Grill
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • The Snack Bar
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
  • Bar(s)
    • The Beach Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 15:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • The Lobby Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 11:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • The Disco
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 22:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
Golf 1
  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.

Papagayo Golf & Country Club

Designed by David Reynolds, Rosalia Contreras & Bernie Anderson
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
50626971313
50626971306
papagayogolf@yahoo.com
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Driving range ($)
  • Lockers
  • Par 72
  • 6028 yards
  • Golf cart included
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Semi-formal dress code
  • Putting green
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Minimum age to play : 15 years old
  • Pro shop ($)
Scuba Diving

Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre on site
Spa

Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
  • Special Therapies
Wedding / Honeymoon

Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present  proof of wedding, dated within the last month, upon arrival at the hotel.

Wedding package ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

Eco-responsible

Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST)

The Certification for Sustainable Tourism Program - CST - is a product of the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT). The CST was designed to differentiate businesses of the tourism sector, based on the degree to which they comply with a sustainable model of natural, cultural and social resource management. CST is regulated by the Costa Rican National Accreditation Commission and consists of a scale of 5 "levels" of sustainable tourism achievement.
ADULTS COLLECTION
Where Adults Reign Supreme

Tempted to go unwind in a tropical setting? Want to escape down south where there are no kids? You will, no doubt, find your little slice of paradise among the hotels in our Adults Collection, intended exclusively for travellers aged 18 and older.

And since “adults-only vacation” means different things to different people, we have split our hotels between those that radiate Zen vibes and those that pulsate with Vibrant vibes.

ZEN VIBES
These intimate hotels offer the ideal setting to relax on the beach or by the pool, dine in tranquility and soak up entertainment in a soothing atmosphere.

VIBRANT VIBES
In these large resorts, the lively daily entertainment and festive evening shows turn these places into a hotbed of excitement for those who like action.
SOLO COLLECTION
Vacations just for you

Travelling solo means you never have to compromise. Whether you want to laze by the pool, practise your Sun Salutation on the beach or take part in hotel activities, the choice is yours!

Our Solo Collection compiles resorts that cater to people like you, who want to enjoy their vacation the way they see fit. This way, it will be easy for you to make friends whenever you feel like having a little company.

Solo Collection Benefits
No SINGLE SUPPLEMENT * 
Free WIFI ** 
COMMUNAL TABLE for sharing meals
WEEKLY HAPPY HOUR with Transat clients
Free ROOM SERVICE **

* Limited number of rooms.
** Where available.

May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Ratings
0000¼ 2588 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews

A great stay overall 0000¼ July 25, 2016

  • The hotel staff is very friendly and helpful. The location is great and the beach is also nice. Dark sand but quite rocky in most areas. The tide changes quite often. Sometimes when it's high, it...
  • paolas187

Heaven on Earth 0000¼ July 25, 2016

  • This all-inclusive adults only resort has the most amazing views and close to everything. A place where you can really disconnect and just relax. Enjoyed the snorkeling & kayaking around Culebra...
  • michellehM5832GU

Excellent Staff modern rooms, but the food, meh 000¼¼ July 23, 2016

  • Nice rooms, great beach, nice pool,extremely friendly staff, but poor food choices. Pros: Beach is clean and nice with great views for sunset. Modern Rooms Friendly and...
  • therealjohnj
Transat rating 8888*

Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.